Editorial Intern, American Literary History

American Literary History, edited by Prof. Gordon Hutner, is seeking a Fall 2018 intern. This internship involves 4-5 hours/week of work, beginning in mid-September.  Successful applicants are required to enroll in English 199: Internship Seminar (a online one-credit, 8-week course that begins October 22, 2018).

Duties may include:

  • ProofreadingALH
  • Copy editing
  • Fact-checking
  • Maintaining databases of reviewers
  • Correspondence of various kinds
  • Record-keeping of various kinds
  • Communicating production schedules
  • Collating information
  • Curating a social media presence
  • Assisting with a website
  • Other duties as required

You will learn how a scholarly or literary journal gets put together and you will get familiar with the variety of moving parts that go into any periodical publication.

To apply, send Kirstin Wilcox, Director of Internships (kwilcox@illinois.edu), your resume and contact information for three references by attachment to an email describing your interest in the position, by August 31, 5pm (the end of the first week of classes).